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Republic Airways Holdings Reports April 2014 Traffic

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 6, 2014-- Republic Airways Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ/NM: RJET) today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for April 2014.

The Company generated nearly 1 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in April, a 17% increase over the same period in 2013, on an 11% increase in available seat miles (ASMs). Block hours were 3% greater, and load factor increased four percentage points from the same period in 2013. Republic Airways carried nearly 2 million passengers, a 7% increase compared to April 2013.

April departures were 3% below the same period in 2013.

April
        2014     2013    
Total     Total     Change
RPMs (000s) 971,901 830,123 17%
ASMs (000s) 1,217,092 1,092,636 11%
Block Hrs 63,206 61,375 3%
LF % 80% 76% 4 pts
Passengers 1,879,435 1,748,866 7%
Departures 34,983 36,053 -3%
 
Quarter to Date
2014 2013
Total     Total     Change
RPMs (000s) 971,901 830,123 17%
ASMs (000s) 1,217,092 1,092,636 11%
Block Hrs 63,206 61,375 3%
LF % 80% 76% 4 pts
Passengers 1,879,435 1,748,866 7%
Departures 34,983 36,053 -3%
 
Year to Date
2014 2013
Total     Total     Change
RPMs (000s) 3,537,539 3,124,583 13%
ASMs (000s) 4,583,355 4,260,358 8%
Block Hrs 248,819 238,954 4%
LF % 77% 73% 4 pts
Passengers 7,018,155 6,529,007 7%
Departures 138,332 138,677 0%

Republic Airways Holdings Inc., based in Indianapolis, Indiana, is an airline holding company that owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America, collectively “the airlines.” The airlines operate a combined fleet of about 250 aircraft and offer scheduled passenger service on about 1,300 flights daily to about 100 cities in the U.S., Canada and the Bahamas through fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands, including American Eagle, Delta Connection, United Express, and US Airways Express. The airlines currently employ about 6,300 aviation professionals. For more information on Republic Airways, please visit our website at www.rjet.com.

Source: Republic Airways Holdings Inc.

Republic Airways Holdings
Scott Thien, 317-471-2470
scott.thien@rjet.com

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Republic Airways Holdings's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see the summary of risk factors contained in our earnings release.